John Frederick Barker DSC, RN

Born  Dec 1906New Forest, Hampshire
Died  8 Jun 1940(33)HMS Arent


1 Jan 1927 A/S.Lt.
16 Sep 1927 S.Lt.
16 Jan 1930 Lt.
16 Jan 1938 Lt.Cdr.


11 Jul 1940 DSC (posthumous)
16 Aug 1940 Mentioned in Despatches (MID) (posthumous)

Warship Commands listed for John Frederick Barker, RN

HMS Ardent (H 41)Lt.Cdr.Destroyer14 Oct 19388 Jun 1940 (+)

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Destroyer HMS Ardent (H 41)

21 Sep 1939
HMS Ardent (Lt.Cdr. J.F. Barker, RN) escorted Convoy OA-7. Ardent took wounded from the British tanker Teakwood aboard after it was torpedoed by German U-boat U-35. Ardent accompanied damaged Teakwood back to Falmouth. (1)


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